The MCCIR offers a unique way to undertake research into inflammatory diseases, bringing together academics, clinicians and industrial partners.
The MCCIR sits within the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester. The Faculty offers a broad range of PhD projects in world-leading research groups and labs, with access to facilities, training and support through our Doctoral Academy to give you the best start to a career in research and beyond.
A number of PhD opportunities within the MCCIR are currently available.
Self-funded PhD projects
The MCCIR is willing to consider applications from self-funded PhD students. Visit the Faculty website for details on how to apply.
- Daniel Davis: The nanoscale organisation of immune cell surfaces in health and disease
- Tracy Hussell: Basal stem cells in the lung and their recognition of dying cells
- Joanne Konkel: Do altered host-microbial interactions promote oral inflammation during ageing?
Why study for a PhD?
Professor Daniel Davis (MCCIR Director of Research) explains why he did a PhD, the advantages of doing a PhD and the challenges involved: